Karisa maintains her husband was guilty of running with the wrong crowd, but watched that move haunt him for the rest of his life. Despite that, Karisa says they were planning to start a program or foundation to help troubled youth in Hawaii.
It began as a routine ocean passage on calm seas. Passengers bound for a resort island were just stirring, some eating breakfast. Suddenly, the ferry began to list. At some point, a loud bang shook the ship.